Trademark Law Practicum (1 credit):

This course will introduce skills required for practice in the domain of U.S. Trademark law including obtaining, maintaining, and defending trade identity rights.  Through a series of hypothetical exercises, students will learn about evaluating the strength of proposed marks, registering marks, advising clients on various trademark issues, enforcement of rights, and other topics that routinely arise in trademark practice.

Students will complete practical exercises such as drafting client memoranda, preparing trademark registrations, responding to office action notices, and writing cease and desist letters.  Grading will be on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory scale based on attendance, participation in class, and timely completion of assignments.  Pre/co-requisite:  Trademarks & Unfair Competition